Antique Jewellry and Decorative Arts from Fiona Kenny Antiques
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #1047877 (stock #6392)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$55.00
A vintage two-volume set of "The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson", selected and edited by Sidney Colvin. The publisher is Metheun and Co., London, England 1900, and this set is the second edtition. Each has hand-cut pages, gilding on the top edge, gilt purple endpapers and cloth bindings with title stickers applied to the spines. Each is tightly bound and includes a tissue-covered plate of Stevenson and an extra spine sticker tipped in to the endpapers. The books measure 6-1/2 x 9" and they have 375 and 384 pages (vol. 1 and 2). This set is in excellent condition with no losses, damage or repairs other than some foxing to the tissue, plate and title pages (not affecting the images) and some slight foxing to the extreme edges of the papers on the outside. Only a few pages have some light spots showing near the extreme edge, and the covers show slight rubbing to the seams and some bruising to the top and bottom of the spines. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $16 (other spots may vary) - insured is higher, and mandatory on items over $95 if paid with a credit card. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1910 item #713111 (stock #5587)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$45.00
A group of three 11" x 8-1/2" hardbound yearbooks of The Iris, published by the Iris Association of the University of Buffalo, New York. This set comprises Volumes 7, 8 and 10 (1904, 1905 and 1907 respectively), and each has staff and student photos, illustrations, drawings, writings, poetry and lists along with pages of fascinating period advertisements. Volume 7 has a green cloth and part leather binding with a laid in Nouveau woman illustration, Volume 8 has gold stamping and an Art Nouveau floral and ribbon illustration and Volume 10 has a leather and cloth gold-stamped cover. Condition: 1904 - minor water spotting to cover at corner, spine bruising, worn gold stamping, unblemished and intact pages, no losses, inscriptions or defacements; 1905 - water damage to open edge of cover, minor spine bruising and small corner bumps with edge tear, detached frontispiece, water stains on pages at cover damage site; 1907 - corner bumps, spine bruising, minor colour loss to lower right covers, minor cover soiling, unblemished and intact pages, no losses, inscriptions or defacements. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the continental U.S. starts at $20 for the three volumes (other spots may vary) - insured is higher, and mandatory on items over $85 if paid with a credit card. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US.